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How Savvy Data Center Managers are Driving Change in the Colo Industry

Posted on February 3, 2016 by Michael Bord

Up until recently, the colocation model was pretty straightforward.  You brought your servers and storage devices to your provider’s facility.  In return, your provider supplied the infrastructure, power, cooling, physical security, and so on.  But new trends and smarter data center managers are forcing colos to up their game. So going forward, providers will need to offer more flexibility, transparency, and services.